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Posted on: October 15, 2021

47 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require face cove...

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Press Release of October 15, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: October 14, 2021

SHS Robotics Winter Farmers Market & Holiday Craft Fair - November 20, 2021

The Shrewsbury High School Robotics Apple Pie Fundraiser is back and so is the Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair! 

Save the date and apply to be a vendor for local made food, handmade crafts, and services. Spaces are limited, please don...

Read on...

Board of Health
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

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Fight the Bite! Board of Health
Posted on: September 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Booster Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 24, 2021 CONTACT:  Kate Reilly, Executive Office of Health and Human Services - Katelyn.Reilly@mass.gov Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster A...

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VAXFINDER Board of Health
Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This&...

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MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised Board of Health
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545

Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encourage everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 mee...

Read on...

Statement from the Shrewsbury Board of Health Board of Health
Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19: Updated Recommendations from CDC and MDPH for Masks and Vaccinations

Date of Record: August 4, 2021

Worcester County is now orange (substantial transmission) which calls for indoor masking. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on masking:

  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged two (2) or older, you shou...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

Read on...

ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS Board of Health
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545

Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encouraging everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 m...

Read on...

Statement from the Shrewsbury Board of Health Board of Health
Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

Read on...

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA Board of Health
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
Read on...

MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE FOR AGES 12+ Board of Health
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

Board of Health Statement Board of Health
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

Medical Reserve Corps Logo - Blue Star with public Health logo on the top right-hand corner

Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

Read on...

Click REGISTER NOW Board of Health

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

47 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

covid-19 Coronavirus

Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require face cove...

Read on...

Press Release of October 15, 2021 Board of Selectmen
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Board of Selectmen
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

Read on...

Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Board of Selectmen

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

WRTA seeks Disabled Commuter Population representative

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Advisory Board is seeking a Disabled Commuter Population representative. Pursuant to M.G.L. Title 12, C. 161(b), §5, this representative shall be mobility impaired, have a family member who is mobility impai...

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WRTA Disabled Commuter Population representative Commission on Disabilities

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – Shrewsbury, MA

Community Emergency Response Team Logo with skyline and text - CERT

The Town of Shrewsbury is looking for community members interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). This is an opportunity for you to give back to your neighbors and community during both emergencies and planned events. This is par...

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

SHINE Medicare 101: Intro to Medicare ONLINE PRESENTATION

This presentation will provide an introduction to Medicare for current beneficiaries and those who will soon be eligible for Medicare. The information is specific to Massachusetts. The session lasts about 1.5 - 2 hours, including time for questions.

The pr...

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Register Here Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Email Newsletter

Join the email list for The Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren for information and webinars. 

Webinars include: Trauma, Healing and Self Care: Taking Care of Yourself While Caring for Others, Preparing for Your Grandchi...

Read on...

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 14, 2021

SHS Robotics Winter Farmers Market & Holiday Craft Fair - November 20, 2021

The Shrewsbury High School Robotics Apple Pie Fundraiser is back and so is the Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair! 

Save the date and apply to be a vendor for local made food, handmade crafts, and services. Spaces are limited, please don...

Read on...

Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Worcester Institute for Senior Education

WISE-Logo-Full-Name

The Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE) at Assumption University is a member-directed organization created in 1993 to provide lifelong learning opportunities for older adults ("Senior status is self-defined: we don't check IDs&qu...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 6, 2021

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective Tuesday, October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

  • To require face coverings in all indoor pr...
Read on...

COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Council on Aging Department
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Food Sharing Pantry at the Council on Aging

Food Pantry Newsletter

The COA has a selection of items available at no cost like food, toiletries, and paper goods.

We also have frozen food options from Heart to Home Meals including:

  • Hearty Beef Stew
  • Chicken Pot Pie
  • Tomato and Herb Glazed Haddock
  • Homestyle Meatloaf
  • Cauliflower, Br...
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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Virtual Programming from Salmon Health and Retirement

Salmon

Salmon Health & Retirement (The Willows and Whitney Place) is offering several virtual presentations through October.

OCTOBER 6, 2021 – VIRTUAL PRESENTATION AT 4:00 PM

DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS

What’s really hiding in your household cleani...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Continuing Education at QCC

It's never too late to learn something new! Quinsigamond Community College offers many low-cost classes in-person and online on a variety of topics. 

Read through their course offerings here: Center for Workforce Development and Continuin...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 27, 2021

What's Happening at the Senior Center?

Holiday Blanket and Gift Card Drive

A blanket may seem like a simple gift- but think how much warmth and comfort your favorite blanket provides for you when you are cold or lonely. Let's share that cozy feeling with our Shrewsbury seniors. Donate ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Booster Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 24, 2021 CONTACT:  Kate Reilly, Executive Office of Health and Human Services - Katelyn.Reilly@mass.gov Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster A...

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VAXFINDER Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

Read on...

Fight the Bite! Council on Aging Department
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Volunteers Needed for Meals on Wheels

Senior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center

The Senior Center is looking for volunteers to help assemble meals for delivery Monday through Friday mornings from 8-10:30AM. 

All prospective volunteers will be CORI checked. 

Call the Senior Center at 508-841-8640 and ask to speak with ...

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Council on Aging Department
Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This&...

Read on...

MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised Council on Aging Department
Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19: Updated Recommendations from CDC and MDPH for Masks and Vaccinations

Date of Record: August 4, 2021

Worcester County is now orange (substantial transmission) which calls for indoor masking. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on masking:

  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged two (2) or older, you shou...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Council on Aging Department
Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

Read on...

ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS Council on Aging Department
Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

Read on...

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA Council on Aging Department
Posted on: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
Read on...

MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE FOR AGES 12+ Council on Aging Department
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

tick-borne-diseases-708x300.jpg

Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Council on Aging Department
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545

Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encouraging everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 m...

Read on...

Statement from the Shrewsbury Board of Health Council on Aging Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2021

Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Leak Detection Starting on 8/30

JMR Water Services Van

The Water and Sewer Division has contracted with JMR Water Services to conduct leak detection on the Town's water distribution system. Work will continue over the next month as crews use specialized equipment to detect leaks throughout the system. Employe...
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Map of Leak Detection Area Department of Public Works (DPW)

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Electronic Voting Study Committee - Town Meeting Final Report

The Electronic Voting Study Committee review is complete, and their final report is ready for viewing.  Please follow the link provided to download a copy of the Committee's final report.

Link to Report Electronic Voting Study Committee

News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – Shrewsbury, MA

Community Emergency Response Team Logo with skyline and text - CERT

The Town of Shrewsbury is looking for community members interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). This is an opportunity for you to give back to your neighbors and community during both emergencies and planned events. This is par...

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Shrewsbury Employee Intranet Newsflash

Welcome to the Shrewsbury Employee Intranet.  This area is still under construction.  Please check back often for more information.  

Employee Intranet (Employees Only)

News Flash

Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Parking in Town Center

Public Parking is now available at the Old Beal School, 1 Maple Avenue, in Shrewsbury’s Town Center District!

Shrewsbury’s Planning and Economic Development Department is pleased to announce that the parking lot at the Old Beal School i...

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Additional Info... Engineering, Planning & Conservation

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

Read on...

Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Finance Committee

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Public Health Advisory: Dean Park Pond - Effective October 14, 2021

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Public Health Advisory: Dean Park Pond

Date of Record: October 14, 2021

Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury is under an advisory until further notice due to high bacterial levels caused by a Cyanobacteria Bloom (also known as blue-green algae).

The Worcest...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 17, 2021

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective Tuesday, October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

Read on...

COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Health Department
Posted on: October 15, 2021

47 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

covid-19 Coronavirus

Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require face cove...

Read on...

Press Release of October 15, 2021 Health Department
Posted on: October 14, 2021

SHS Robotics Winter Farmers Market & Holiday Craft Fair - November 20, 2021

The Shrewsbury High School Robotics Apple Pie Fundraiser is back and so is the Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair! 

Save the date and apply to be a vendor for local made food, handmade crafts, and services. Spaces are limited, please don...

Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

Read on...

Fight the Bite! Health Department
Posted on: September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Booster Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 24, 2021 CONTACT:  Kate Reilly, Executive Office of Health and Human Services - Katelyn.Reilly@mass.gov Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster A...

Read on...

VAXFINDER Health Department
Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This&...

Read on...

MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised Health Department
Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19: Updated Recommendations from CDC and MDPH for Masks and Vaccinations

Date of Record: August 4, 2021

Worcester County is now orange (substantial transmission) which calls for indoor masking. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on masking:

  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged two (2) or older, you shou...
Read on...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Health Department
Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

Read on...

ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS Health Department
Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

Read on...

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA Health Department
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545

Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encouraging everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 m...

Read on...

Statement from the Shrewsbury Board of Health Health Department
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

tick-borne-diseases-708x300.jpg

Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

Read on...

CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

Medical Reserve Corps Logo - Blue Star with public Health logo on the top right-hand corner

Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

Read on...

Click REGISTER NOW Health Department
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

Board of Health Statement Health Department
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Project Bread FoodSource Hotline

Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333) is able to provide SNAP application assistance over the phone and help residents identify all of the allowable expenses such as housing and medical costs to ensure they receive the full amount of benefit...

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Additional Info... Health Department

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

New Permitting Fee Schedules

New fee schedules for Driveway, Trench on private property and Road Opening Permits have been in effect since January 1, 2019. Click here to see more details.

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Highway Department

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Shrewsbury Cultural Council Seeking Grant Applications

Shrewsbury Cultural Council

The deadline to apply for 2022 grants from the Shrewsbury Cultural Council has been extended to Monday, November 1st at 11:59 P.M. 

The Shrewsbury Cultural Council awards grants annually to support all varieties of arts and culture in Shrewsbury. ...

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Home
Posted on: October 15, 2021

47 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require face cove...

Read on...

Press Release of October 15, 2021 Home
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Shrewsbury High School Robotics Winter Farmers Market & Holiday Craft Fair - November 20, 2021

The Shrewsbury High School Robotics Apple Pie Fundraiser is back and so is the Winter Farmers Market and Holiday Craft Fair! 

Save the date and apply to be a vendor for local made food, handmade crafts, and services. Spaces are limited, please don...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 5, 2021

DPW Contests- thank you for entering!

The Department of Public Works would like to thank the entire community for it's participation in the recent Unipay enrollment and logo design contests.  Contest winners for the Unipay Contest will be announced on Friday, October 8, 2021...

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Home
Posted on: September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Booster Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 24, 2021 CONTACT:  Kate Reilly, Executive Office of Health and Human Services - Katelyn.Reilly@mass.gov Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster A...

Read on...

VAXFINDER Home
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

Read on...

Fight the Bite! Home
Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This&...

Read on...

MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020- Updated August 30, 2021

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Effective Monday, August 16, 2021, following guidance from the CDC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, all employees and visit...
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Home
Posted on: September 13, 2021

WRTA seeks Disabled Commuter Population representative

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Advisory Board is seeking a Disabled Commuter Population representative. Pursuant to M.G.L. Title 12, C. 161(b), §5, this representative shall be mobility impaired, have a family member who is mobility impai...

Read on...

WRTA Disabled Commuter Population representative Home
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Leak Detection Starting on 8/30

JMR Water Services Van

The Water and Sewer Division has contracted with JMR Water Services to conduct leak detection on the Town's water distribution system. Work will continue over the next month as crews use specialized equipment to detect leaks throughout the system. Employe...
Read on...

Map of Leak Detection Area Home
Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

Read on...

ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS Home
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

Read on...

Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Home
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 23, 2020

CONTACT:  Sarah Finlaw - sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

Additional businesses will be awarded as soon as next wee...

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Home
Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

Read on...

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA Home
Posted on: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
Read on...

MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE FOR AGES 12+ Home
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

water logo

The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2020 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury’s dr...

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2020 Annual Water Quality Report Home
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Project Bread FoodSource Hotline

Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333) is able to provide SNAP application assistance over the phone and help residents identify all of the allowable expenses such as housing and medical costs to ensure they receive the full amount of benefit...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

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Fight the Bite! Mosquitoes and Ticks
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Mosquitoes and Ticks

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Mountain View Cemetery Fall Clean Up and Decoration removal notice

Mountain View Cemetery

Shrewsbury

Fall Clean-Up Notice

All plantings and decorations must be removed from flower beds and monuments by Sunday, October 31st, in order to facilitate the fall clean-up. Any items not removed by this date will be discard...

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Mountain View Cemetery

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Sponsors needed for Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful Events

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful Seeks Sponsors

Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful, a program sponsored by the Shrewsbury Parks & Recreation division was formed to help promote litter prevention and clean up around the Town of Shrewsbury.

Each year an annual Town Clean...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

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Fight the Bite! Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Fall 2021 Town Clean Up Day- Saturday, October 23, 2021

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FALL TOWN CLEAN UP DAY- SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23RD

Help Keep Shrewsbury Beautiful!

Gather your group, club, neighbors, or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign-up link and then collect trash and debris a...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cards for Veterans 2021

Cards for Veterans 2021 flyer

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pickleball Courts at Coolidge School

Pickleball Court Coolidge School

The Parks & Recreation Department added lines for pickleball on the existing tennis courts at the Calvin Coolidge School (1 Florence Street) this summer. There are four courts for pickleball play. A new gate was also added for easier access from the p...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Full Moon Walk

A brilliant Hunter’s full moon and crisp autumn air--perfect! Join the Shrewsbury Trails Committee on October 19, 2021, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., for a leisurely walk at Shrewsbury’s Lake Street Park under the open sky enjoying our nearest neighbor and other ast...

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Shrewsbury Trails Committee
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Date of Record: 09-23-21 - The Town of Shrewsbury is at moderate risk for the West Nile Virus (WNV). Please continue to Practice the 5 D's (Dress, Deet, Dawn & Dusk, and Drain) to keep you and your family safe during the mosquito season.

Mosquito-Borne...

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Fight the Bite! Shrewsbury Trails Committee
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

tick-borne-diseases-708x300.jpg

Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Shrewsbury Trails Committee

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Your Feedback Matters

What you have to say matters to the Shrewsbury DPW Team

What we heard was that there were delays in your yard waste pick-up.  Driver Shortages and Yard Waste volumes compounded this issue...  SO during this fall, we have arranged for two (2) additional Sat...

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Solid Waste & Recycling

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Town Finances

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

47 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Forty-seven (47) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since October 8, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,472. 

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require face cove...

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Press Release of October 15, 2021 Town Manager
Posted on: September 13, 2021

WRTA seeks Disabled Commuter Population representative

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Advisory Board is seeking a Disabled Commuter Population representative. Pursuant to M.G.L. Title 12, C. 161(b), §5, this representative shall be mobility impaired, have a family member who is mobility impai...

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WRTA Disabled Commuter Population representative Town Manager
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 Annual Town Report

2020 Annual Town Report

The Shrewsbury 2020 Annual Town Report is now available to view online by clicking the link below. Hard copies will be made available while supplies last during Early Voting, the Annual Town Election, and Annual Town Meeting.

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2020 Annual Town Report Town Manager
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Town Manager

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Town of Shrewsbury Obtains AAA Bond Rating, $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

AAA Rating

 January 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

Town of Shrewsbury, MA $45,690,000 General Obligation Bonds Net 1.418%

The Board of Selectmen have announced that the Town received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, for a $...

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Presentation for Bond Sale January 12, 2021 Treasurer's Office

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Modified Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Water Service restored 3pm, on Monday, 10/18

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

On Monday, October 18, 2021, weather permitting, contractor Ricciardi Brothers, Inc., has finished connecting the new water main on School Street to the existing main on Spring Street. Water service in the area has been restored. Please follow the link be...

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Map of water service interruption area. Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Important Message from the Water and Sewer Division - Leak Detection Starting on 8/30

JMR Water Services Van

The Water and Sewer Division has contracted with JMR Water Services to conduct leak detection on the Town's water distribution system. Work will continue over the next month as crews use specialized equipment to detect leaks throughout the system. Employe...
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Map of Leak Detection Area Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Sewer System Work will Continue on Wed, 10/13

National Water Main Cleaning

Contractor National Water Main Cleaning Company and subcontractor Jimenez Construction are scheduled to continue the sewer system improvement project on Wednesday, October 13th. This phase of the inflow and infiltration improvement project will encompass ...

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Information about the sewer system project. Water & Sewer Department
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Important Message from the Water & Sewer Division - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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The annual drinking water quality report for calendar year 2020 is now ready and can be viewed at www.shrewsburyma.gov/depreportccr  

This document, also known as the Customer Confidence Report, contains important information about Shrewsbury’s dr...

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2020 Annual Water Quality Report Water & Sewer Department

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